BIG NAZO

BIG NAZO

Big Nazo has been delighting Rhode Islanders for decades with their signature brand of puppet weirdness and extraterrestrial absurdity. Now they invite you to their home at the Big Nazo Lab in Downtown for an evening of music, dancing and generally bonkers entertainment.

Coastway Community Bank Cultural Stage

COASTWAY COMMUNITY BANK CULTURAL STAGE

While the stars of world music headline the FirstWorks On the Plaza stage, the Coastway Community Cultural Stage will showcase the singing, dancing, theater, storytelling and much more of Providence’s many community and cultural groups.

One Providence Experience

ONE PROVIDENCE EXPERIENCE

Performances by some of the leading lights in local and regional music, including the Low Anthem, Gym Shorts, And the Kids, Ravi Shavi, Medusah Black and more. Curated and produced by the Columbus Cooperative and the Imaginary Company

Chachi Carvalho

CHACHI CARVALHO

While many rappers prefer to talk about guns and violence, Chachi Carvalho talks about the realities that all of us can relate to: everyday struggles, love for one’s family and a passion for music.

Mad Satta

MAD SATTA

Mixing old school vibes with a forward-thinking sound, Mad Satta recently released its debut album, Comfort, produced by three-time Grammy winner Prince Charles Alexander. Led by the searing, sultry vocals of frontwoman Joanna Teters, this New York band mixes jazz, soul and modern day funk into its own unique blend.

Oumou Sangaré featuring Sidy Maiga

OUMOU SANGARÉ featuring SIDY MAIGA

Oumou Sangaré, or “Sangaré the Songbird,” is a Grammy Award-winning, international star. She teams up with her Malian countryman Sidy Maiga, a Rhode Island-based master drummer in whose hands the djembe sings, laughs, whispers and electrifies.